Spring Greater Chicago Antique Postcard & Paper Americana Show and Sale Returns April 20-21

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In its 27th year, organizers are anticipating hundreds of attendees over a two-day period when the Spring Greater Chicago Antique Postcard & Paper Americana Show and Sale, offering vintage to modern collectible postcards, gets underway in Countryside Ill., Friday and Saturday, April 20, 21, 2018.

“Several large collections have been appraised and sold at this show in recent years," said Jim Taylor, show organizer.

"Our vendors bring quality collections and accumulations for their collector customers, and are always looking to give free appraisals, time permitting, to collections and accumulations brought in from the area," said Jim Taylor, show organizer and owner of Courthouse Square Antique Postcards.”Our expert appraisers look forward to seeing new material here year after year.”

In addition to postcard and paper ephemera dealers, specialists in Victorian ephemera and trade cards, plus vintage posters, movie, and art nouveau/deco material, are scheduled to be on-hand. Attendees can browse through Valentines and Victorian greeting cards, and more. Representatives of The Newberry Library, new home of the Curt Teich Archives and Collections will be hosting an information table.

Show highlights include hourly drawings for gift certificates; free appraisals-time permitting, free Barr's Postcard News issues available while supplies last.

Archival postcard storage and exhibit supplies and reference volumes are available for purchase.

The Greater Chicago Antique Postcard & Paper Americana Show and Sale is scheduled for the Holiday Inn Chicago SW-Countryside Conference Center Ballroom, William Tell, 6201 Joliet Road Countryside, Illinois 60525

Doors open Friday, April 20, 10 am - 6 pm; with Saturday, April 21 hours from 8 am - 3 pm. (early Saturday open hours, extended afternoon hours.)

Admission is $5 for both days regular admission. An “Early Bird" admission of $10 is available at 9 am, on Friday

Note: the show will open early on Saturday, April 21, at 8 am and close at 3 pm.

Additional details and background available at http://www.courthousesquare.net; flyers, vendor lists, directions, schedule and show details, at http://www.courthousesquare.net/showsched.htm

Email: postcards(at)courthousesquare.net for dollar-off admissions coupons.

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